Charging the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when planning a trip to Kiribati

Kiribati power outlet to a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation

Kiribati power outlet

Various combinations of region codes and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what to buy in advance to power your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation . These instructions have been specifically written to prevent you worrying if you'll be able to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when travelling abroad.These step by step instructions shows what you'll need to charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation when visiting Kiribati using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I wall outlet. If you are visiting Kiribati from another region make sure that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation can accept a 240 volt supply. If your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check the device is dual voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to avoid the device from over-heating when powering up. If you plan to stay in a destination such as Bairiki we also suggest reading the Kiribati country wikipedia page [1] for more details.

This guide shows you how to connect the Kiribati power outlet to your and this page refers to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. Please visit the Amazon page where you'll see the full list of the latest Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets. This Kindle tablet can be identified by a front facing HD camera, the volume and power buttons on the sides and the Kindle logo on the back of the tablet. These instructions assume you are using Fire OS version 8.5.1 or greater for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation, however if you don't please visit Amazon for the latest Kindle firmware update which ensures you have the most up-to-date set of features for your Kindle. For further information visit the Amazon.com site for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual [2] or download the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual.

Charging a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Kiribati

Can you use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Kiribati?

You can use a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Kiribati by using a power adaptor.

Kiribati

What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Kiribati?

When travelling with more than just your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation and visiting multiple countries the best international travel adapter for Kiribati is a multiple USB port charger which includes compatible plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers come with interchangeable pins and can handle 100 volts - 240 volts it makes them ideal for over 100 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by switching the included plugs over. If your type of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation is compatible with Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power demanding devices like tablets. This means you can recharge multiple devices at the same time without needing to pack individual power adapters. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall size down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage. Due to their space saving flexibility these types of power adapters can be used at home not just abroad so when you're not on holiday they can be used under your bedside table charging multiple phones and tablets with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we suggest searching for an adaptable travel charger of this nature at your preferred electronics retailer. The multipurpose power adapter illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been successfully tested for powering multiple USB devices in numerous countries around the world on a daily basis.

Alternative travel adapter for Kiribati

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from around the world wanting to charge devices using USB, however for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs the following power strips provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids to prevent damage to any connected appliances. These travel converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover both Kiribati and over 150 destinations:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact option for travellers originating from America visiting Kiribati.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Similarly having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs. This is a much cheaper alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it suitable for a majority of travellers from around the world visiting Kiribati. [7]
What is the best power adapter for a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation in Kiribati?

Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

Using Type B USB Micro cable and a 3 pin Type I power adapter to recharge a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Kiribati power outlet.

  1. To charge your Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation from the Kiribati power outlet you will need to buy a Type I USB power adapter [5] and a USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable [6].
  2. Begin the process by plugging the Type I USB power adapter into the wall supply. You can recognise this plug supply by the three slots forming a triangle pattern with a single vertical pin at the base and the top two slots sloping upwards for the live, neutral and ground blades.
  3. Connect the USB end of the Type B USB Micro cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the USB port on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation. You'll find the USB port on the side of the Second Generation Kindle Fire HD located next to the HDMI socket.
  4. Switch on the Kiribati power outlet.
  5. The battery icon which appears in the top corner of the Second Generation Kindle Fire screen will show a charging icon which indicates that the tablet is charging.
  6. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation takes under 5 hours to completely recharge to full capacity but this may be longer depending on the power strength and if you are using the device during charging. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation battery life should last 9 to 11 hours depending on use. Please read the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page [4] for more details on the recharging procedure.
Powering a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation with a Kiribati power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type I USB adapter

See also

  1. Wikipedia - Kiribati country wikipedia page
  2. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation instruction manual
  3. iec.ch - Type I power outlet
  4. Amazon - Kindle Fire HD 8.9 2nd generation charging support page
  5. Type I USB power adapter - Type I USB chargers use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin, priced £20-£25.
  6. USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B cable - Used to connect USB devices which have a USB Mini-B port to computers, power supplies and other devices, estimated cost £5-£10.
  7. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, estimated price around £10.